A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 14 July 2017

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


15-16 July 2017: Syracuse, New York

GemWorld 2017 - 51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse

SRC Arena and Event Center at Onondaga Community College (4585 West Seneca Turnpike)

29-30 July 2017: Mattituck, Long Island, New York

36th Annual Mineral, Gem, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Long Island Mineral & Geology Society

Mattituck Jr/Sr High School (15125 Main Road)

30 July - 6 August 2017: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

33rd Annual Grassy Creek Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parkway Fire and Rescue Department

Parkway Fire and Rescue (136 Majestic View)


19 August 2017: Shelton, Washington

8th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale & Swap

Organized by: Shelton Rock & Mineral Society

Mason County Recreation Area (2100 E Johns Prairie Road)

26-27 August 2017: Canton, New York

51st Annual Show

Organized by: St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Canton Pavilion (90 Lincoln Street)

26-27 August 2017: Concord, New Hampshire

54th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Capital Mineral Club

Douglas N. Everett Arena (15 Loudon Road)


2-3 September 2017: Augusta, Maine

28th Annual Rockhounders Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Kennebec Rocks & Minerals Club

National Guard Armory (Western Avenue, Augusta)

15-17 September 2017: Denver, Colorado

50th Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Greater Denver Area Gem & Mineral Council

Denver Mart Expo Hall (451 East 58th Avenue: I-25 at Exit 215)

16-17 September 2017: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club

Zembo Shrine Center (2801 North 3rd Street)

22-24 September 2017: Jacksonville, Florida

29th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Rd. S.)

23-24 September 2017: Franklin, New Jersey

61st Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

New location: Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor


6-8 October 2017: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

7 October 2017: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

69th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

13-15 October 2017: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

37th Annual Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

Washington County Fairplex (873 NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro)

13-15 October 2017: Warren, Michigan (Detroit area)

73rd Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Organized by: Michigan Mineralogical Society

Theme: The Dark Side

Macomb Community College Expo Center, South Campus (14500 East 12 Mile Road)


4-5 November 2017: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2017: 48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D (100 Station Avenue, Oaks)

Theme: Agates Everywhere

4-5 November 2017: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

58th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

4-5 November 2017: Greenwich, Connecticut

29th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

17-19 November 2017: Columbia, South Carolina

50th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

18-19 November 2017: West Palm Beach, Florida

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

18-19 November 2017: Fairfax, Virginia

26th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University